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Senscot bulletin out now - wee bit of humour from the amazing Billy Connolly and a lovely tribute to Fiona Pearson from @WL_SEN . Grab a cuppa and enjoy See, bit.ly/2nG1m96 pic.twitter.com/iJjo…

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Bulletin Articles
20th August 2009

Children’s rights

Children's rightsThe Herald20.08.09 The children's hearings system was a revolutionary step which put Scotland in the vanguard of social welfare 40 years ago. The underlying principle - that children …
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Bulletin Articles
19th August 2009

Big health flexes its lobbying muscle. Democracy quivers

Big health flexes its lobbying muscle. Democracy quiversPeter Wilby, The Guardian14.08.09 No American who voted for Barack Obama last November could have been in much doubt that he supported healthcar…
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Bulletin Articles
19th August 2009

Social Enterprise Mark Awards Ceremony

Social Enterprise Mark Awards CeremonySenscot14.08.09 Senscot hosted Scotland’s first Awards ceremony for Social Enterprise Mark (SEM) Champions at the Engine Shed in Edinburgh The five new champion…
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Bulletin Articles
18th August 2009

We need the GHA to succeed to aid tenant participation

We need the GHA to succeed to aid tenant participation Lyn Ewig, Letter to TfNGlasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations 14.08.09 I feel compelled to set the record straight about the …
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Bulletin Articles
18th August 2009

Our land wont be reformed until we iorn out the issues

Our land wont be reformed until we iorn out the issuesStephen Maxwell, TfN14.08.09 THE LAND Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 has been a favourite exhibit of champions of the devolved Scottish Parliament. Th…
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14th August 2009

Networks1st Update: Friday 14th August 2009

Five Scottish social enterprises are being awarded the Social Enterprise Mark (SEM) at an event at the Engine Shed in Edinburgh today. The five awardees are Bookdonors, the Wise Group, Recycle Fife, O…
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Senscot Bulletin
14th August 2009

Senscot Bulletin 14.08.09

Dear members and friends, When I tell people that I enjoy living alone – they don’t really believe it. `Alone` is seen as a last resort for those who can’t keep a relationship - losers. Intimate…
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Bulletin Articles
13th August 2009

This TV show takes the scandal of UK poverty into the mainstream

This TV show takes the scandal of UK poverty into the mainstream Colette Marshall 12.08.09 Belinda Webb's take on Channel 4's How the Other Half Live was 'Hopelessness as soap opera. Poverty as entert…
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Bulletin Articles
13th August 2009

Umbrella support for the third sector – an SCVO perspective

Umbrella support for the third sector – an SCVO perspectiveSCVO13.08.09 In October 2009, two Think Tanks, operating as part of the Supporting Voluntary Action (SVA) programme, will publish a report …
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Bulletin Articles
13th August 2009

Unelected Scotland

Unelected ScotlandKenneth Roy, Scottish Review13.08.09 Karen Carlton, the commissioner for public appointments in Scotland, is said to be 'passionate' about the value of people who hold such appointme…
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Bulletin Articles
13th August 2009

Purdy case highlights assisted suicide debate in Scotland

Purdy case highlights assisted suicide debate in ScotlandMargo MacDonald MSP, TfN07.08.09 What has annoyed me more than any other single feature of the current debate on assisted dying? No, not the s…
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Bulletin Articles
13th August 2009

Scottish Investment Fund

Scottish Investment Fund Social Investment Scotland13.08.09 Meanwhile over at Social Investment Scotland we hear that there is an acceleration in new business activity. The Scottish Investment Fund is…